Definition of Vallecula

1. Noun. (anatomy) any furrow or channel on a bodily structure or part.

Exact synonyms: Groove
Generic synonyms: Body Part
Specialized synonyms: Costal Groove, Fissure
Category relationships: Anatomy, General Anatomy
Derivative terms: Groove



Definition of Vallecula

1. n. A groove; a fossa; as, the vallecula, or fossa, which separates the hemispheres of the cerebellum.

2. n. A groove; a fossa; as, the vallecula, or fossa, which separates the hemispheres of the cerebellum.

Definition of Vallecula

1. Noun. (medical) A depression or groove in the anatomy. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Vallecula

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Medical Definition of Vallecula

1. Origin: NL, dim. Fr. L. Vallis, valles, a valley. 1. A groove; a fossa; as, the vallecula, or fossa, which separates the hemispheres of the cerebellum. 2. One of the grooves, or hollows, between the ribs of the fruit of umbelliferous plants. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Vallecula

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valkyr
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valla
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vallate
vallate papilla
vallation
vallations
vallatory
vallecula (current term)
vallecula cerebelli
vallecula epiglottica
vallecula sylvii
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vallecular dysphagia
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vallenato
vallenatos
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vallet's pills
valley

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